In 2016, White Evangelicals Acted More White Than Evangelical

Best-selling author Reza Aslan joins Michele and Igor to discuss his new book, God: A Human History. Aslan shares a dire warning about what he believes is a cultlike religious fervor among Trump supporters and tells listeners why he’s not surprised that Trumpism failed in Virginia and New Jersey in Tuesday’s elections. Then he shares the three reasons he believes white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump—clue: His whiteness and richness are both factors.

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Michele Jawando is a vice president at the Center for American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center.